Southern Collard Greens

"Greens have traditionally been cooked down in water with a piece of smoked ham hock or turkey wing. This new method of wilting them leaves them greener and tastier."
 
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Southern Collard Greens created by Probably This
Ready In:
1hr 5mins
Ingredients:
5
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Put greens through several sinks of cold water to get rid of any grit.
  • Pull the tender leaves away from the stems, discarding the stems.
  • Cut the bacon into bite size pieces and fry in a large stock pot.
  • Do not drain.
  • Add the onion and cook til tender.
  • Add the collard greens (the pot will seems overflowing, but they wilt) and stir until wilted (cover them every couple of minutes for a couple of minutes to help wilt them).
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and the vinegar.
  • Serve hot.

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  4. Red Hook
    Excellent recipe. I made it almost exactly as written and it was pretty much perfect. I will drain some fat next time, as it didn't really need that much. I added maybe 1/2c water to the pot to speed along the wilting process with steam. A !
     
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